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Na Gaeil U14 girls who drew with Corca Dhuibhne in Div 2 of the County League.

Na Gaeil U14 girls who drew with Corca Dhuibhne in Div 2 of the County League.

The U13 St Brendan’s Park A Team that played against St Brendan’s Park C Team in the U13 Boys Cup Final in Mastergeeha on Saturday. Photo: Tatyana McGough

The U13 St Brendan’s Park A Team that played against St Brendan’s Park C Team in the U13 Boys Cup Final in Mastergeeha on Saturday. Photo: Tatyana McGough

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Na Gaeil U14 girls who drew with Corca Dhuibhne in Div 2 of the County League.

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JOHN MITCHELS

UNDER 7 BOYS & GIRLS

The under 7 boys and girls had a great training session Sunday morning. Numbers are improving each week which is fantastic. The weather held out for the boys and girls so they all went home happy. We look forward in seeing you all again next week New players are always welcome.

U8/U10/GIRLS

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We had another fantastic turn out on Wednesday evening last. After an excellent warm up the girls got straight into drills starting with kicking which is improving no end. We introduced a new tackling drill which the girls took too very well, which was very evident in the game which was very keenly contested. Keep up the good work girls. Training again next Wednesday at 6.30 .

U12 GIRLS

The U12 county league fixtures are coming thick and fast for our U12 girls and even though results aren’t going our way , the improvements are visible for all to see and the spirit and atmosphere within the group is excellent. The intensity at training has picked up as well recently and we are very proud of this group of girls. They constantly give it their all and never give up on the field. Our next game in the county league is against Southern Gales, and we will face the girls from South Kerry at home in Ballyseedy on Friday night the 10th of June at 7:15 pm. The players from last year’s successful u12 team were presented with their medals and new tops by senior ladies and member of the National League Division 2 winning Kerry squad this year, Anna Murphy A fantastic gesture by the club and the players were delighted with the new tops.

U14 GIRLS

John Mitchel’s u14 girls hosted their counterparts from Firies in Ballyseedy on Sunday and it proved to be a hugely productive game, winning by 6-8 to 1-5 in a comprehensive performance by the whole squad.

The team started early with a point from Kerri Falvey, followed by a goal from Claudia Duffin and another goal from Ellie Reidy Feehan, with Kerri grabbing another. Mitchel’s were well on top, but Firies mounted a comeback and scored 1-2, before Mitchel’s finished off the scoring to lead 3-2 to 1-2 at the break. An early point from Firies was responded to quickly by Mitchel’s, with Ellie Rahilly goal Mitchel’s took over and with the substitutes producing the same effort and result, we saw 1-1 from Ciara Harris, another goal from Kerri and closing points from Bridget Stewart and Chloe O’Brien to seal a comprehensive win.

It was a busy day for the squad, as earlier that evening the players on last year’s successful u12 team were presented with their medals from what had been a hugely successful season.

They were also presented with a picture collage of their winning teams from the various competitions last season. It was followed by a presentation of new half zip training tops to all the girl’s teams in the club. A fantastic gesture by the club and the players were delighted with the new tops. Training continues next week for the players, with parents to get notification on next week’s training and game times.

U16 GIRLS

Training for U16 ladies continues this Monday evening from 6.00-7.00pm in preparation for upcoming North Kerry League All newcomers welcome.

UNDER 9 BOYS

John Mitchel’s U9 Boys had a good training session on Sunday last, we practiced our hand passing & kick passing & went straight into small sided games. We play Currow next Sunday so please keep practicing & we will see ye all again on Wednesday evening.

UNDER 11 BOYS

We had brilliant performances by both our U11 teams in Keel on Thursday evening , our older boys struggled initially against a very skilful Keel but powered through in the second half to round off a great performance.

Our younger boys got on top early against a youthful Keel and put in their best performance of the year so far.

Well done boys. We train Sunday morning at 10.30am to 11 45 am

Upcoming fixtures: Away to Strand Road Thursday 9th June @ 6.30pm

UNDER 13 BOYS

Last Sunday week (May 29th) the 13s were back in action in phase 2 of the county league. Our Bs were down a few players but put up a great fight in an exciting game to eventually succumb to Na Gaeil B on a score line of 3-6 to 5-7.

Our As were also up against Na Gaeil, always looking comfortable on a final score of 5-13 to 1-12.

On Wednesday evening, Firies As were the visitors and in a ding-dong battle, the men from Farranfore came out on top.

Our final games in the Group Round of Phase 2 to Keel at home, next Sunday evening.

Both games are must wins so all support is welcome.

Training continues Wednesday and Friday. Fixtures John Mitchel’s B v Keel/Listry B @5.30pm in Ballyseedy, Sunday June 12th John Mitchel’s A v Keel/Listry A @7.00pm in Ballyseedy, Sunday June 12th

UNDER 15 BOYS

With the central league fast approaching we continue to train every Monday and Thursday evening.

Numbers have been good up until now so full attendance is vital going forward training Monday starts at 5-45pm and Thursday 5-30pm. All newcomers welcome.

UNDER 17 BOYS

Our Minors made it 4 wins from 4 in the Central League Monday night with a comprehensive win over Ballymac at home, the result means we top the group and now face a semi final Monday 27th at home.

The management would like to wish both Ciaran Foran and Bobby Byrne a speedy recovery from injuries sustained lately. Best wishes to our lads doing Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams. Training continues Mondays and Thursdays.

SENIOR LADIES

Our senior ladies were due to play Beale away Monday 6th at 7.00pm in Ballybunion. Please show your support for these ladies. Training Continues on Sundays at 12pm. All new players welcome 4

SENIOR MEN

We played Listowel today in latest round of county league. Listowel raced into a lead of 1-4 to 0 after 15 mins. We came into the game and added great scores from Shane O’ Connor and Alan O’ Donoghue and we traded scores to leave 1 goal in it at half time Listowel 1-09 Mitchel’s 0-09 We started strong in the second half and drew level with a goal from Mikey Kelliher. We then added a goal from Niall. Sheehy to draw three points up but we missed numerous opportunities to add to this tally and Listowel grew heart from this and added a goal 10 minutes to go to draw level. Listowel finished the stronger and finished deserving winners on score line. Listowel 2-15 John Mitchel’s 2-12 We play Milltown next weekend on Sunday June 12th at 2pm at home in a must win encounter.

JUNIORS

Training continues for the next round of the development league. Stay tuned more details to follow.

BINGO

Bingo continues every Wednesday and Friday night. Eyes down at 8.30pm sharp. So come along to Chamfers John Joe Sheehy Road Tralee and enjoy the fun.

LOTTO

John Mitchel’s GAA Club Lotto Results Sunday 5th June 2022 This week’s Lotto numbers are 26, 27, 29 & 31. The numbers today were drawn by Padraig Corkery. There was no winner of the Jackpot of €1,100.00 Congratulations to our four lucky dip winners this week: €25.00: Mary Kelleher €25.00: John O’Halloran €25.00: Louise Morrison €25.00: Henry Burrows Next week’s Jackpot is €1,150.00 and the draw will take place on Facebook Live on Sunday 12th June 2022 at 11am. Ticket sales close at 9am sharp. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here: https://bit.ly/3LlAIYu We thank you for all your support.

CLOTHES COLLECTION

We have a clothes bank on site having joined up with St Vincent De Paul to raise much needed funds for both John Mitchel’s and SVP. All donations welcome.

CLUB WALKWAY

Our walkway is open for everyone to enjoy so come along and take part in a healthy lifestyle. Please respect the rules of the walkway being a smoke free zone, with no cycling, studded boots or dog walking. Many thanks to the users of this facility for respecting these rules.

BOOT CLUB

Our boot club is now back if you want to drop off your old boots so they can be reused, feel free to drop them to reception.

SUNDAYsFOR CLUB MEMBERS/SUPPORTERS

We welcome all our club members, supporters and parents/family members to our lounge room every Sunday where they can enjoy a cup of tea/coffee while training takes place. Take the opportunity to catch up on club matters and enjoy some conversation in a relaxed and welcoming setting.

SPORTS COMPLEX & CHAMFERS

If anyone is interested in hiring the hall for indoor soccer, basketball etc or our Astro turf please contact club reception on 066 7197070. We are also hiring out our old clubhouse on the John Joe Sheehy Road. You can hold dance classes, meetings, fitness classes, book clubs you name it we can cater your needs. For more information, please call us on 066 7197070 and we will be glad to assist

MEMBERSHIP

Our membership is now reopened again for the coming season. Sign up through the following link https://member.clubforce.com/memberships_cart_m.asp=85

Club Registrar Georgie Lowe is also at Ballyseedy every Sunday morning from 10am to 12 noon to take membership if this option works better for new and existing members.

SYMPATHY

On behalf of all in John Mitchel’s we extend a sincere sympathy to the families of the following: Dirk Van Der Merwe, Upper Cloonbeg Terrace, Ballymullen, Tralee; Ned O’Shea Tralee/Killarney; James (Jim) Litchfield, Leith East, Tralee; Radek Husar, Muing Estate, Tralee; Ann Fitzell (née Brick), Meadowlands, Tralee; Margaret (Peggy) Quirke (née Egan), Ballyackey, Tralee.


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